Politicians fail to join the dots

So the department whose political masters had a hand in the axing of green-space champion CABE Space, expelled the last civil servant with responsibility for green space and put the Green Flag Awards at risk thanks to a six-month delay in issuing future tender arrangements is now keen to tell us all how important public spaces - including pocket parks - are to the liveability of our town centres.

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